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LHS celebrated Yellow Ribbon Week

LHS celebrated Yellow Ribbon Week

Rachel Dudley, Staff writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under News

     On Sept. 5-8, Yellow Ribbon Week, a national suicide prevention and awareness movement whose goal is to ensure all people have access to help, was held at LHS.        In the past, Erika’s Lighthouse, a club that spreads awareness about teen depression and offers support to students who a...

How Carbondale Viewed the Total Solar Eclipse

How Carbondale Viewed the Total Solar Eclipse

Jenna Grayson, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under National, News, Showcase

On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse passed through the United States for the first time since 1918. Twelve million people live in the 75-mile wide path of totality that ranges from Oregon to South Carolina and according to The Great American Eclipse’s website, an estimated two to seven million...

LHS views the solar eclipse

LHS views the solar eclipse

Sam Nelson and Maria Thames

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse crossed over the United States, spanning all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, according to NASA. At LHS, where a partial solar eclipse was visible , students were given special glasses during their third period so that they could safely view the ecli...

Storms in Libertyville cause flooding

Storms in Libertyville cause flooding

Sam Nelson and Rachel Dudley

July 13, 2017


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

On the night of Tuesday, July 11, into the morning of Wednesday, July 12, much of Lake County received enough rain to be considered a flash flood. During this time, Libertyville received 6.77 inches of rain.  On Wednesday afternoon, Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler announced that the village was in a state...

Seniors show spirit during ABC countdown

Seniors show spirit during ABC countdown

Colleen Mullins, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

From Apr. 18 to May 23, the last 26 days of the school year, Libertyville High School seniors dressed up for themed days corresponding to the letters of the alphabet. At the beginning of the countdown, there was a high participation rate. However, due to AP testing and warm weather, participation de...

Freshmen take action to reduce waste at LHS

Freshmen take action to reduce waste at LHS

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

     Every class’s Student Council board chooses a philanthropy for the class to support and this year, the freshman class decided on decreasing- and eventually eliminating-food waste, and increasing recycling at LHS.      The class believed that these are both relevant issues at LHS that...

Art show showcases student talent

Art show showcases student talent

Anna DeNoia, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under News

This past Thursday and Friday, May 18-19, Libertyville High School hosted its annual student art show. The event provided a unique opportunity for LHS art students to share their work not only with their peers at the high school but with the greater Libertyville community as well. This event overran...

Uniting LHS

Uniting LHS

Luke Ekdahl, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

Within the past two years, a relatively new club has taken on an even newer meaning. This club is LHS United, which is dedicated to both embracing and appreciating the importance of an individual’s culture, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and individuality, while uniting all students fro...

2017-18 School Board Representatives Selected

2017-18 School Board Representatives Selected

Molly Magill, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under News

Juniors Lola Akinlade, Ellie Daly, Zachary Ford and were recently selected to be the LHS student representatives for the District 128 school board for the 2017-18 school year. At monthly school board meetings, student representatives are responsible for presenting news that “you couldn’t read about ...

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